1. Name

The Association will be known as the ‘Retired States Employees’ Association’.

2. Membership

The membership shall include all persons who have been awarded a pension by the Civil Service Board.

3. Objects

The object of the Association is to safeguard the rights of members and to promote measures for their welfare with particular regard to pensions.

4. Administration

The Association shall be managed by a Committee comprising a Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer (the Executive Officers), plus up to five members.  The Executive Officers and members will be elected at the Annual General Meeting, which shall be held in the month of April each year, and will hold office until the election at the next such meeting.  The Committee may co-opt additional members.

5. Subscriptions

Shall be £3.00 per year deducted at source, 25p per calendar month.  Members drawing a pension on their late spouse contributions are exempt.  Any variation of the £3.00 per year will need the approval of an A.G.M. or an Extraordinary General Meeting.

6. Banking and Investment of Funds

The funds shall be banked and invested at the discretion of the Committee.

7. Withdrawal of Funds

The signatures of two of the three Executive Officers, e.g. Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary shall be necessary in respect of the withdrawal of funds.

8. Auditors

The funds shall be audited annually, by two auditors elected from members of the Association for that purpose.

9. Committee Meetings

Shall be held as and when necessary.

10. Amendment or Revision of Rules

These rules may only be amended or revised by an Annual General Meeting, or Extraordinary General Meeting, following written notice with precise wording of any proposed amendment or revision, to the Secretary.  Any agreed amendment or revision shall be operative from the conclusion of the A.G.M. or an Extraordinary General Meeting at which it was approved.

11. Association’s Representative

The Association’s representative to the Pensions Consultative Committee shall be appointed by the Committee.


These Rules were approved at the 2015 AGM following amendment of Rule 4.
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